NEW BRUNSWICK – BLUE NOTE MINING of Montreal has made its first delivery of lead concentrate to XSTRATA’s lead smelter in Belledune.
Start-up work continues at the Caribou project. The Isa mills have been commissioned, and both lead and zinc concentrates are being produced. The first shipment of zinc concentrate to the Belledune Port for shipment overseas is due any day.
Both the Restigouche and Caribou mines are in full operation. Blue Note invested approximately $48 million to reopen the mines. More details are available at www.BlueNoteMining.com.